A a


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [eys]
    • /eɪs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [eys]
    • /eɪs/

Definitions of aced word

  • noun aced a playing card or die marked with or having the value indicated by a single spot: He dealt me four aces in the first hand. 1
  • noun aced a single spot or mark on a playing card or die. 1
  • noun aced Also called service ace. a placement made on a service. any placement. a serve that the opponent fails to touch. the point thus scored. 1
  • noun aced a fighter pilot credited with destroying a prescribed number or more of enemy aircraft, usually five, in combat. 1
  • noun aced a very skilled person; expert; adept: an ace at tap dancing. 1
  • noun aced Slang. a one-dollar bill. 1

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Origin of aced

First appearance:

before 1250
One of the 11% oldest English words
1250-1300; 1915 for def 4; Middle English as, aas < Old French as < Latin: a unit; cf. as2; sense 4 after French as in World War I; sense 5 < 4

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Parts of speech for Aced


aced popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 91% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 56% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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Synonyms for aced

adjective aced

  • championed — a person who has defeated all opponents in a competition or series of competitions, so as to hold first place: the heavyweight boxing champion.
  • starred — celebrated, prominent, or distinguished; preeminent: a star basketball player; a star reporter.
  • mastered — a person with the ability or power to use, control, or dispose of something: a master of six languages; to be master of one's fate.

verb aced

  • maxed — Reach or cause to reach the limit of capacity or ability.

Antonyms for aced

verb aced

  • failed — unsuccessful; failed: a totally fail policy.

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